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The YWCA Hanover is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all terms and conditions of employment will be carried out without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age or disability.

Summer Camp Counselor- Secure your summer job now!

Secure your summer job now! We currently have hours available to work over winter break! We are now looking for summer camp staff for camp phoenix. We have part time and full time seasonal positions available with some hours being available immediately or over winter break. We have an all-day summer camp for kids in grades kindergarten thru sixth grade. Our hours of operation are 6:00am-6:00pm Monday-Friday. We have weekly field trips, swimming and special activities all summer long!

Candidate must be at least 21 years old and have 2 years of previous experience working with children. Must be able to plan, implement and organize developmentally appropriate activities for children in kindergarten to sixth grade, observe and assess each student’s growth and development and maintain a positive, healthy and safe learning environment. Willingness to drive the school age van is a plus! Promote positive and professional relationships with children and families. Follow DHS regulations and maintain STAR 4 standards.

Job title: Transport Driver
Job location: 23 West Chestnut Street, Hanover, Pennsylvania, 17331
Job type: Part-time
Minimum Experience: Entry level
Salary: $13 per hour

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Job Description
Duties and Responsibilities
• Operate YWCA Hanover vehicle in a safe and lawful manner
• Transport clients to destinations as deemed appropriate by advocates
• Maintain confidentiality of the client
• Record and update transportation and vehicle log as required
• Ensure timely drop off and pick up times for clients
• Comply with all traffic regulations
• Maintain a safe atmosphere for all passengers
• Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of vehicle after each use
• Inspect and check oil, gas, and other maintenance items before/after each use
• Promptly report any delays or accidents
• Comply with all YWCA policies and procedures regarding dress, language, and confidentiality
• Maintain necessary license required by the state department of transportation
• Complete the PCADV and PCAR training as required by Safe Home
• Must be available to work all shifts day, evening, weekends, and holidays on an on-call basis
• Must have a clean driving record within the past 10 years
• Excellent communication skills
• Must possess valid driver’s license and have access to reliable transportation
• Must pass a criminal background check

Job title: Grants Administrator/Client Advocate
Job location: 23 West Chestnut Street, Hanover, Pennsylvania, 17331
Job type: Full-time

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Job Description
To work in conjunction with the YWCA Hanover and Safe Home staff to manage, develop, market and implement services and programs for victims of domestic violence, as well as support grant management and statistical reporting requirements. To participate in the maintenance of a comprehensive program for victims of domestic violence.
Education and Experience:
Baccalaureate degree or related significant work experience, education, and/or training in human services field. Ability to develop and maintain rapport with both clients and co-workers. Completion of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) training. Completion of the Pennsylvania Commission On Crime/Delinquency Foundational Academy. Requires ability to maintain confidentiality, and to make appropriate decisions in crisis situations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist director of Safe Home in overseeing and monitoring all grants.
• Research and seek new grant and fundraising opportunities.
• Write and provide data/statistics for new grant proposals/applications.
• Respond to community educational requests and participate in community education through public speaking as a Safe Home Representative and advocate.
• Responsible for co-planning, facilitating and monitoring domestic violence events to include (but not limited to) Walk a Mile and Domestic Violence Awareness month.
• Prepare monthly statistical, narrative and other reports as directed.
• Attend agency-related meetings when appropriate.
• Participate in hotline coverage workdays and after hours.
• Ensure that clients receive appropriate referrals, emergency housing, options counseling, transportation and legal advocacy through direct services and a team approach with Safe Home advocates and volunteers.
• Responsible for in depth client interviews, gathering and organizing information and keeping statistical data as required.
• Provide support, accompaniment and advocacy through the court system. Serve as a liaison with the legal system (i.e. attorneys, magistrates, police, probation, and judges).
• Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of Protection from Abuse (PFAs) orders and the enforcement of such.
• Maintain and oversee equipment and supply orders and provide oversight and management of such.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Safe Home Case Manager, Safe Home Director or the Executive Director.

Client Advocate

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To Apply: Send Cover Letter (Required) and resume to No later than midnight November 30, 2019.

QUALIFICATIONS:    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The education/experience requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed to perform this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:      Baccalaureate degree or related significant work experience, education, and/or training in the human service field. Ability to develop and maintain good rapport with both clients and other advocates. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Completion of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) training. Requires ability to make appropriate decisions in crisis situations.